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What does Kena mean?

Kena \k(e)-na\ as a name for girls is of Welsh derivation, and the meaning of Kena is "greatest champion". Kena is a derivative of Kendra (Welsh).


Kena has 5 variants: Keni, Kenia, Kenna, Kennah and Kinna.

Kena has 14 more related variations via Kendra: Kandra, Kenda, Kendrah, Kendrea, Kendri, Kendria, Kendrie, Kendrya, Kenndra, Kenndrea, Kindra, Kyndra, Kyndria and Lakendra.


Kena is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2904 out of 4276, Top 68%) but a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the girl name Kena and corresponding names. Prominent alternative forms of Kena (#unlisted) appearing in the Top 1000 are Kendra (#259 a year ago), Kenna (#842) and Kenia (#856). These girl names were at the apex of their popularity in 2002 (usage of 0.377%) and are almost as popular today (usage 0.3477%, down 7.8%), but with the form Kenia becoming less stylish. Kendra (#259) is the most contemporarily stylish girl name in this compilation. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kendra, Kenia, Kenna in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kendra outside U.S.

Similar Names

Kena is alike in pronunciation to Kani, Keana, Keanna, Keeana, Keena, Keiana, Kennia, Kennya, Kenya, Keona, Keonna, Kiana, Kina and Kiona. Other suggested similar baby names are Bena, Dena, Eena, Gena, Jena, Kama, Kenza, Kera, Keva, Keyne, Kine, Lena, Mena, Nena, Rena, Sena, Tena, Vena, Xena and Zena. These names tend to be less frequently used than Kena.